**These types of pieces used to be among my most popular posts of the year when I published on Associated Content/Yahoo Voices for five years. That platform is gone, but I still hope I can help out a few people by letting them know where to go for holiday dinners in the Buffalo area.**
Getting the family together for a sit-down meal can be difficult these days, even at the holidays, and preparing the meal itself can be time consuming. Having your Thanksgiving dinner at a restaurant is becoming more and more popular in many places, including here in Buffalo, New York. These are a few of the Buffalo area restaurants that are serving meals on Thanksgiving Day, November 27th, 2014.
Samuel’s Grand Manor, 8750 Main St. in Clarence, will be serving a Thanksgiving buffet for $21.95 for adults, $11.95 for children 5 to 10 and free for children 4 and under. The buffet will include more than one dozen hot dishes including turkey, carved roast beef, pork tenderloin and Seafood Newberg. Seatings are available from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; reservations are required (716-634-8425).
La Galleria, Southwestern Blvd. near Abbott Rd. in Orchard Park, will feature a Thanksgiving buffet from 1 to 6 p.m. with turkey, ham, chicken supreme, stuffing, squash, potatoes, and more. The cost is $22.95 for adults, $10.95 for children 5 to 10 and children under 5 are free. Call 716-648-4880 for more information.
31 Club, located at 31 North Johnson Park in Buffalo, is accepting reservations for its Thanksgiving Day three-course sit-down dinner from 1 to 8 p.m. The costs $35.95 per person – call 716-332-3131 for reservations.
Embers Grill, at the Ramada Hotel Amherst, 2402 North Forest Rd. in Getzville, will serve Thanksgiving dinner from 2 to 8 p.m.; cost is $21.95 for adults and $10.95 for children under 12. For reservations call 716-636-7500.
Della Terra, located at 200 Delaware Ave, in Buffalo, will offer a select menu for Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. featuring “small plates” like Braised Pork Belly and November Salad and “harvest features” including Honey-Glazed Ham. Reservations can be made at the Della Terra website or by calling 716-842-6100.
Red Mill Inn, 8326 Main St. in Williamsville, is serving a traditional Thanksgiving dinner from noon to 7 p.m., featuring roast turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce and soup or salad for $17.95. They are also taking orders for “Thanksgiving to Go,” starting at $75 for dinner for four. For more information, call 716-633-7878.
Templeton Landing, at 2 Templeton Terr. in downtown Buffalo, is serving a Thanksgiving buffet from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Buffet includes turkey, ham, made-to-order pasta and seafood stations, traditional Thanksgiving sides, desserts and more. Cost is $29.95 for adults and $15.95 for children – call 716-852-7337 for reservations.
Root Five Waterfront, located at 4914 Lake Shore Rd. in Hamburg, is offering a Thanksgiving Buffet from noon to 8 p.m. for $24 per person. Buffet includes carved turkey, prime rib, crab-stuffed sole, vegetables, desserts and much more. Call 716-627-5551 for reservations.